RSVP for Moorelands’ Festi-Fall 2023

Join us for a FUN and FREE Event on 21st October 2023. This Festi-Fall will be filled with fun and exciting activities, snacks and refreshments, a Back To School Bundle, community building, and much more. You can also get a chance to win a FREE DRAW for prizes. To sign up for Festi-Fall 2023, CLICK […]

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Giving Tuesday 2021

On Giving Tuesday – November 30th – your gift to Moorelands Kids WILL BE MATCHED by the Ward Family Foundation up to $35,000! We know that kids from low-income families face an opportunity gap and are falling behind due to the negative effects of the pandemic – what we call the COVID-slide. Our year-round programs help kids LEVEL UP by them connected to […]

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Volunteers Clean Up Camp In Honour of Bushwacker

On Saturday September 25th, Moorelands Camp welcomed back some former staff as volunteers to help get the camp back into tip-top shape in preparation for summer 2022. Thank you so much to Dozer, Ganoe, The Dude, Fisher, Tiny and Lost, for your hard work in reassembling the Dining Hall Kitchen after some significant repairs this […]

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Christmas Sharing Unites the Community!

Every year during the holiday season, Moorelands Kids’ Christmas Sharing unites the community as we come together to support families-in-need. Through your sponsorship or “adoption,” Toronto families facing financial challenges are provided with gifts, groceries, plus hats and mitts to keep them warm. This year one of our first-time camper families, the Siddiquis – a […]

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In Memory of Carole Legget

This past September, we lost one of our much-loved volunteers, Carole Legget, who had been at the heart of Moorelands Kids’ Family programs for 25 years. Carole first joined us in our Christmas Sharing program (where she was affectionately known as “Christmas Carole”) and then as the backbone of our Baby Bundles program. She thoughtfully […]

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Moorelands Kids A Top 100 Charity for 2021

Moorelands Kids has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Charities for the 2nd year in a row by Charity Intelligence (Ci)! A Top 100 Charity in Canada We’re so honoured to once again be rated as a Top 100 Charity in Canada and to be recognized for our mission’s impact, transparency, accountability! What is […]

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Lynda Tilley Featured on Connections

Check out this video of our Executive Director, Lynda Tilley, being interviewed by Moorelands Kids’ staff alumnus, Jim Allan. Here, Lynda and Jim discuss the challenges that Moorelands Kids has faced during the pandemic and how we’ve adapted to keep kids connected, resilient and strong! Want to learn more about how Moorelands Kids has adapted? […]

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Festi-fall 2021 Featuring Special Guests from ActiveLife

Festi-Fall 2021 will take place on Saturday, October 2nd at 1 pm by Zoom and we are THRILLED to announce that Clayton and Dr. Mike from ActiveLife are going to be joining us! These very special guests will be getting us moving with some ActiveLife ACTIVities! Clayton and Dr. Mike are so excited to meet […]

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Starry Summer Night 2021 Brings In Huge Treasure Trawl for Moorelands Kids

Once again, the sensational Starry Summer Night Committee, made up of our cottage neighbours on Kawagama Lake, came together (virtually!) this summer to do something HUGE for Moorelands Camp! While the pandemic meant they couldn’t have their annual in-person bash, Starry Summer NIght 2021 still managed to raise an enormous $72,000 and counting through their […]

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After-school Programs Connect Kids Year-Round

“Education disruption is the ‘shadow pandemic’ that could eclipse the health crisis in its impact. And with mounting learning gaps and lagging policy, Canadian students are falling behind their global peers.” https://www.macleans.ca/longforms/covid-19-pandemic-disrupted-schooling-impact/ A Message about Fall After-school Programs from Jodi Thompson, City Programs Manager We are very excited to welcome kids back to our after-school […]

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Thank you for empowering kids with the 4 Cs!

THANK YOU to our Send a Kid to Camp (SAK) campaign donors and fundraisers! This year, our growing group of amazing fundraisers wrote letters, sent emails, sold fire muffins and even RACED ACROSS ONTARIO in under 24 hours to raise money to send kids to Moorelands’ virtual camp! Thanks to YOUR contributions to the campaign, […]

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Moorelands Virtual Camp Exceeds Expectations!

We asked Moorelands Camp Director, David Borsook, how he felt about Moorelands’ Virtual Camp 2021. As he answered, you could hear the smile in his voice. “One of our program goals – both in 2020 and this summer – was to find ways to keep the kids feeling connected and growing through their time spent […]

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Supporting Youth Year-Round – ED’s Report Fall 2021

“My favourite part of online camp was seeing people and actually getting tosocialize after everything…” Astra, camper age 12 When we asked our kids what they most enjoyed about our online camp this summer, over and over again they told us that they enjoyed “the cabin time activities” and “interacting with people and playing fun […]

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Kids Need Moorelands Camp – ED’s Report Summer 2021

“I don’t think I would be here right now if I couldn’t talk to people – actually interacting and playing games…Here at Moorelands it’s different from school. I find it really fun…. I started making actual friends. Moorelands has connected more of those people for me.” Lucia, age 12 These are strong words from one […]

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